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. what did you learn from it? >> to love each other more. >> reporter: gary tuchman, cnn, el dorado, texas. >>> digging deeper, let's bring in investigative reporter michael watkiss, who has done remarkable reporting on the flds. michael, a big move by the state of texas to try to seize the property. are people even still living in that compound? >> reporter: well, my sources are telling me there's clearly not as many people as of the time just prior to that raid when we had large families, women and children and lots of guys working down there, because that has been a work in progress since warren jeffs and his followers went down there in 2003. basically fleeing from pressure that they were getting in utah and arizona, and the bottom line, this is just a texas sized eviction notice put on the gates of that ranch yesterday, courtesy of the attorney general and texas rangers, who basically alleged from the get-go that warren jeffs and his followers went to texas with the intent to commit crimes. in a 91-page document filed yesterday, they're using prosecutor terms that they used for
the nonexistent island started showing up on maps. >>> deadly crash in el dorado county leaves two people dead including children. what led up to the collision. >>> a man rescued from the pickup truck as it dangled over the edge of an oregon freeway. why he is facing charges this morning. . >>> deadly morning as they hit the road to head back from the thanksgiving holiday. welcome back to "mornings on 2". i am mike mibach. >> i am claudine wong. >>> it was a tough weekend and the fog could be slowing down the commute. we are on the hayward side where it is socked in for hours. >> matt, any clearer there? >> reporter: yes, it is a little bit clear. fog is still an issue here on the san mateo bridge. they are asking people to slow down. some have fog ads. we are showing you -- fog advisories. and just how thick the fog is here. chp say some of the worse accidents happen on bridges. >> they are dangerous. not much time to react with the thick fog. it seems to center over water usually. as you can see, we have thick fog behind us. not much reaction time. one person was killed on a westbound 80 on
." and he performed at the super bowl halftime show. in colorado, el dorado canyon he was more than happy to show us how he creates these films. >> you want me to dang frl where? >> i want to dangle you off the cliff. so you get to see the world from our perspective. >> all right. >> reporter: easier said than tone. first we had to climb up there. >> how is that going? >> these are not climbing shoes. >> we're here to do a shoot but in front of that is at all times safety. >> reporter: high above the canyon floor with wind gusts up to 40 miles per hour it was time to descend nearly 100 feet. >> welcome to our office. >> i've never done an interview off the side of a mountain before. what's the biggest challenges you face? >> the climbs that these guys are doing. cutting-edge of climbing has gotten so far out there and so for us to get into position, it's a bigger challenge. and then visually we want to shoot things in a new way. we never want to climb like something we did before. >> reporter: he does all this by working with the signalest and lightest equipment available, multiple camer
, lady lynn is chief executive of the holding company, el rothschild, a democratic strategist and douglas is president of the american action forum and former director of the congressional budget office. i guess that means you know how to crunch numbers. lot of number crunching going on last night. but in the end, maybe you didn't really need to crunch them so much, douglas, because obama won pretty easily. >> it is one of the remarkable things that the end, the race looked like it looked a year ago, despite all the campaigning and money spent, that the polls going in were reflective of what came out. the only thing that happened was that for a month in between, there were hopes raised on the republican side because the momentum that appeared to gather hyped mitt romney. in the end, i think the president gets credit for a tremendous tactical victory. this was really a ground game in turning his voters out to the polls. it doesn't look like an whoever whelming governing mandate. >> gretchen: how does a republican, many people are going to ask -- lose against a man who has high gas prices,
have -- we have, the president of the united states, comes to the university of texas in el paso and makes jokes about the safety and security of our country and joking about the border, you know, we have the secretary of homeland security saying that. we've had 140 dead bodies that have been discovered in the last year alone in two rural texas counties. the statistics cited are great statistics, but no amount of statistics can cover up the bloodshed at the hands of drug cartel members, no amount of stats can be manipulated to cover -- >> statistics cited black and white numbers, they are not always accurate, the u crime report, why are not not showing up? >> ucr data covers eight categories. they do not cover drug trafficking. ucr data gus not cover money laundering, human trafficking, kidnapping, extortion not included in that data, and think about this, we have 12 # 41 miles between texas and mexico. we have great communities there. i go there often. 93% of our texas-mexico border is unincorporated and largely rural. that's the reality of the there was a run around occurring o
. that is looking at some democrats' perspective on the fiscal cliff. nick is in el paso, texas, a republican. what do you think about the possibility of flexibility on no taxes? caller: yes, good morning. i believe republicans are being inflexible. i don't believe the rates should go up, because then taxes would go up. i believe when president obama says taxes will go on the rich, that is bull. its taxes for everybody. you cannot bring down the debt with a $5 trillion in your accumulated over the last four years to pay it down. you need structure readjustment with the entitlements, also, with social security, medicare, medicaid, also, and, also, the tax reform. the republicans have talked about revenue coming in from growth jobs and getting the economy going. when you get the economy going, you get more money coming into the irs and treasury/ when more americans are at work, they are paying. i don't believe it -- it is , woodymr. norquist said, it is a pledge to the people. some of those senators wanting to raise -- wanting not to raise taxes, that pledge, they knew what would happen to them, they
. for a lot of people who follow politics, the fifth biggest county is el paso county, home to colorado springs. that is typically viewed as a republican stronghold. it is, but is also a big vote a bank for democrats. increasingly we have seen the ski areas that have started to trended democrat. the southwest corner of the state are two other ski resort communities that tented a democrat. host: a lot of focus on early voting in this contest. does colorado have it? what is it looking like? guest: we do, we have mailed ballots and early voting. we have already had more people vote overseas this year than all of 2008. like i said, we had 800,000 ballots returned. the republicans had a 20,000 ballot advantage. nobody knows how the unaffiliated voters are breaking. about 2 million people voted early are absentee and enter the 2008 election. that is expected to grow to 2.5 million this election cycle. keep in mind colorado has 2.8 million active voters, more when you look at inactive voters. about three-quarters of the vote should be conducted in colorado, maybe a little more prior to novembe
that really moved the needle here? >>l, el w i'del llbeea ry coterested tolookeahe at t swing .s more than 30 counties onthat gade gor bush in 2004, and then turned around and went for obama in 2008. but then were strongp suporters of walker, both in h is if--n i his gubernatorial election n 2010 and in his recall. i could be curious to see the numbers. it looks like tnoutas henbeen very high, higher than it was orforlka wer.a ethe may have me difference. >> sreenivasan: i pulled u ap map ofthe re call results. yn eoou lok when you look te08wh rtsesul and thees walker results, there was that tidal shift. a at aathere the possible reasons t re cthatheyame back around? >> well, it was interest, that even during the recall, there were people who voted against the recall for governor walker. there was still strong support for obama, about 9%, 10% still approved of him. so i don't think for many people it was such a partisan issue. i think a lot of people just didn't see the recall as fair play or the appropriate way to remove a politician from office who hadn't done something illegal, say. so i
, it is a wonderful analytic tool. host: on the democratic line, jim from el paso, texas. caller: i think there is a demographic, and i represented. i do not think the republicans even thought about it -- represent it. my wife is hispanic. i am anglo. my children are half and half. i am a democrat. my wife is hispanic, and hispanics voted largely democratic. if you add those numbers up, i think the gop is in more trouble than they think. guest: that is an interesting point and part of what i was alluding to in the beginning. cultural factors have alienated the republicans from a certain block of voters. voters who are more comfortable with the increasing diversity of the country, and those were less comfortable with that. it does not mean they are racist. it is a question of what people feel comfortable with. how they adjust to change. the republicans have gotten themselves in a position where the are reliant on those voters who are less comfortable with the changing nature of the country. over time, that is a shrinking group. the percentage of voters who are comfortable with the change i
use el camino or 280 as your alternate. it just continues to build. >> we'll have another local news update in one-half hour from right now. we'll see you then. ♪ merry christmas baby >>> 8:00 now on this thursday morning, it's november 29th, 2012. it's a beautiful day on the plaza. and i have to say, made all the more lovely by the 45,000 lights that are currently adorning that gorgeous tree. >> and the music in the background. the one and only -- >> rod stewart. >> which, by the way, we're going to hear from rod stewart in a few minutes. it's gorgeous and we have a great, happy crowd all bundled up and all ready to party on our plaza. i'm savannah gurthrie alongside matt lauer and al roker. >>> we all love our coffee around here, there's a new starbucks coffee that apparently costs $7. >> insane. >> i hope a lot of caffeine. >> a little gold on top? >> i don't know. >> is it a special kind of coffee? >> it just costs $7. >> by the time we do that segment, we're going to know a lot more about that. >> maybe it's your segment. >> i hope not. >>> also ahead, a remarkable story. a co
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